Staff Directory

Karen C Cone

Email:
kccone@nsf.gov
Phone:
(703) 292-4967
Fax:
(703) 292-9061
Room:
E 12477
Organization:
BIO
Title:
Science Advisor

Program Responsibilities:
Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

Biography:

Cone is currently a science advisor in the Office of the Assistant Director for Biological Sciences. She previously served as a program director in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. Prior to joining NSF, Cone was a professor in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia. Her research expertise is in plant genetics and genomics, with emphasis on epigenetics and chromatin-mediated regulation of gene expression.